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Awesome Brooklyn House Lets You Ride a Motorcycle Inside

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Somehow this wondrous Brooklyn house has been on the market for six days already and no one has snapped it up. (Though 6sqft did blog about it.)

The two-bedroom, two-bath just south of Park Slope, in the area dubiously called Greenwood Heights, is all on one level. It has a mix of old-school charm (beamed ceilings, "farmhouse sink," clawfoot tub), industrial chic (poured concrete floors), and that current omnipresent obsession with mid-century modern simplicity (sunken living room, much of the furnishings). There's also a two-car garage, with a retractable door that opens right into the living room—hence how that vintage-y bike rolled on in. Beyond that, the property also sprouts private outdoor spaces in the front and rear; the latter has a fountain and vegetable garden. The asking price? $2.25 million. Is this home better than old-fashioned Brooklyn townhouses, which list in droves? It is, at the very least, more rare.


· Listing: 285 20th Street [Garfield Realty via StreetEasy]
· Unconventional Greenwood Heights Home Has Two Gardens and Mid-Century Modern Appeal [6sqft]